Texas Gov. Greg Abbot said his thoughts and prayers were with the victims and that "the details of this horrific act are still under investigation".
Megan Posey, a spokeswoman for Connally Memorial Medical Center, which is in Floresville and about 15km from the church, said "multiple" victims were being treated for gunshot wounds.
President Donald Trump said he was monitoring the situation while in Japan on a 12-day Asian trip. "Our thanks to law enforcement for their response". The official toll has not yet been verified by law enforcement or local officials.
The FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were assisting in the aftermath of the shooting, according to the Associated Press.
Carrie Matula, who works at a nearby gas station near, told MSNBC she heard what sounded like semiautomatic gunfire coming from the modest, white clapboard church with a red door. "It lasted about 15 seconds", she said.
The University Health System in San Antonio shared on Facebook that its trauma team is caring for nine patients related to the shooting - four children and five adults. Ted Cruz (R-TX) tweeted "keeping all harmed in Sutherland Springs in our prayers".
He is believed to be in Belgium, where he and some aides fled after the Spanish government removed them from office a week ago. A Spanish judge has issued a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont.
Since then, though, smartphone sales growth has slowed and Intel has succeeded in placing its modems in some iPhone models. Qualcomm and Apple have been embroiled in a dispute over royalties that has landed the two corporations in court.
Authorities are reviewing security video to identify the suspect, who fled in a vehicle before officers arrived. Thornton Police said Wednesday night that the motive for the shooting remains under investigation.
After the account was restored Trump did not tweet about the vanishing act, but made several posts on other topics. Attempted account accused the employee of customer service, who retires from his position.
Taylor Swift has shared a lyric video for " Call It What You Want ", a track from her upcoming album, reputation . TAYLOR Swift fans can rejoice, the pop princess is coming back to Ireland! "My baby's fit like a daydream".
The Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri has unexpectedly resigned during a trip to Saudi Arabia, warning his life was in danger. Hariri's coalition, which took office previous year , grouped almost all of Lebanon's main parties, including Hezbollah.
The storyline has been pushed by President Donald Trump in his many Twitter rants against his former 2016 election rival. Clinton has been very forthcoming about her life and her plans for the future since last November's fateful election.
America has previously carried out more than a dozen drone strikes against the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab group in Somalia. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.
The gain in jobs came amid expectations that the economy has slowed from the torrid pace it set in the first half of the year. That was the largest gain since July previous year , but was below economists' expectations for an increase of 310,000 jobs.
Papa John's still expects sales to increase by 1.5% in North America this year, but that's down from its previous estimates. At a league meeting last month, Goodell and the NFL owners opted not to force players to stand during the Anthem.
Bush Sr and Jr openly condemn Donald Trump
This, despite standard etiquette among former presidents in which they generally refrain from speaking ill of one another. But in the new book, George Bush Sr confirmed that he voted for the rival party's candidate in Hillary Clinton.
No. 24 Michigan State upsets No. 7 Penn State
Penn State opened the scoring on its second possession by driving 92 yards - 90 of them through the air - in seven plays. In between, Michigan State's Brian Lewerke answered with throwing score of his own to Darrell Stewart.
Ezekiel Elliott wants to prove he is 'not an abuser'
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will be clear to play in Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs . Failla denied Elliott's request for another injection earlier this week, putting his suspension into effect.